Please name the four pieces of evidence that you collected at the
crime scene. Explain whether you would classify them as physical
evidence, documentary evidence, demonstrative evidence, or
testimonial evidence and why.
What evidence w
What are the four types of evidence in a criminal investigation?
What are individual characteristics? Give an example of an
Class characteristics can only be associated with a group and
not a single sou
1. What do you think would be the toughest part about securing a
crime scene or collecting evidence? Why?
The toughest part would have to be protecting the evidence
from all of the possible things that may contaminate it. This
is very hard because people
Do you think changing technologies are making it easier to determine who is
responsible for a crime? Why or why not?
Changing technologies are making it easier to determine who is
responsible for a crime. As technology advances, forensic scientists
What are the three types of fingerprints found in the human
population? How often does each occur?
What is a medulla? What do forensic scientists use this for?
A precipitin test is a test that uses an antiserum that reacts
Why was the Crippen case important?
What was Crippen accused of? Why was he accused of this crime?
The modern scientist compared the DNA of some of Coras descendants
and they realized that the DNA didnt match that of the victim meaning that
Do you think physical evidence has increased in importance over the last several
decades, with advancements in technology and testing procedures? Why or why not?
Yes I do think, physical evidence has increased in importance over the last
Your lab link can be found at Strands of Evidence.
What information are scientists gaining from human hair?
How did isotopic analysis develop?
It helps scientist figure out where the person came from based off
of the analysis of the